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The Gift of Feedback: 2020 IT Client Satisfaction Survey Results Now Available

In case you missed it, you now have access to the 2020 IT Client Satisfaction Survey results, which include feedback from more than 8,500 fellow community members, including 600 faculty, 3,500 students, and 4,400 staff.

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POC-IT Holds Second Event with Guest Speaker, Sarah Soule

On May 13, the Stanford People of Color in Technology (POC-IT) affinity group held its second event with guest speaker, Sarah Soule. 

Stanford Health Check Program Launches for Safe Return to Campus

To prepare for a safe return to campus, UIT helped to create Health Check, a new self-reporting tool that informs users whether or not they are cleared to return to campus each day.


  • July 7, 2020

    Connect with Colleagues via Donut App: Pairing Day

    IT at Stanford Slack Workspace, #it-connect channel

    Brought to you by the IT Community Champions, Connect with Colleagues is an effort aimed at better connecting all of us across our IT teams.
  • July 23, 2020

    Stanford WIT: Strategies for Self-Advocacy

    Zoom (details in registration)

    Advocating for yourself means asking for what you need while respecting the needs of others. It is also the action of representing yourself or your views and interests. During this 90-minute interactive workshop, we will share general tips and strategies for self-advocacy, specifically focusing on those times when self-advocacy is particularly valuable.
  • July 29, 2020

    WIT Connect: Virtual Summer Social

    Zoom (details in registration)

    Get ready to be inspired, have fun, and connect with members of the WIT Community at our virtual summer social.

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Snakemake supports Google Life Sciences API

Submitted by Vanessa Villamia Sochat

If you are a fan of Snakemake for running your computational workflows, we have exciting news! I’ve just finished the Google Life Sciences executor, meaning that you can use Google Compute paired with Storage for your Snakemake runs.

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Are you a Research Software Engineer?

Submitted by Vanessa Villamia Sochat

Whether you are member of UIT, or a student, postdoc, or other staff in a lab, you might find that you identify with the cause and community behind US-RSE, the US Research Software Engineer Association (

Learn more about Are you a Research Software Engineer? »

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